(1) Girns declined over time when infants were united with the male.
(2) Infants girned more when with mothers or the male than when alone.
(3) Girns were given to both mothers and males, but more were given to mothers.
(4) Coos and girns are both affiliative vocalizations but are differentially modulated as infants cease cooing when they receive contact comfort.
(n.) A snare; a gin.
(v. i.) To show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl.
(v. i.) To set the teeth together and open the lips, or to open the mouth and withdraw the lips from the teeth, so as to show them, as in laughter, scorn, or pain.
(v. t.) To express by grinning.
(n.) The act of closing the teeth and showing them, or of withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; a hard, forced, or sneering smile.
(1) "It is incredibly hard work," she says with a sly grin.
(2) There was nothing accidental about Saffiyah Khan’s easy nonchalance, grinning through the spitting rage of Ian Crossland at the EDL rally in Birmingham city centre at the weekend; Ieshia Evans knew there was more power in calm when she approached the police in Baton Rouge last summer.
(3) Then Obama himself swooped in with a big bear hug around Giffords's tiny frame, grinning widely before climbing to the rostrum for the speech.
(4) Thank you for your encouragement and good wishes,” Ma Jing, the director general of CCTV America, told the president, flanked by a number of grinning American staff.
(5) Who can complain of physical fear, of the nightmare of a baby eating its way out of your abdomen, of the loss of professional autonomy, staring at a stranger's idiotic grin?
(6) I have a self-satisfied grin just thinking about these expressions.
(7) People take pictures of themselves wherever they go, from cathedrals to airports to funerals , always the same face grinning at the camera.
(8) The thing that had me cracking up all night long is, I go through 20 years of everybody screaming to pass the ball,” Bryant said with a grin.
(9) Putin could have been forgiven for allowing himself a wry grin, as another court comprehensively trashed Berezovsky's reputation.
(10) The new No8 allowed a slight grin to creep over his face, seemingly struggling to contain his excitement.
(11) She reminds me of the time David was ridiculed for being photographed grinning inanely with a banana.
(12) Asked about his repeated gestures, grins and smirks towards the victims, she said it brought back memories of seeing him at Srebrenica.
(13) The final seconds of the movie are the most memorable, in which Smokey assures Big Worm he’s going to rehab, before hanging up the phone and lighting a joint with a mischievous grin to the camera.
(14) After Second World War army service, his physique, graceful carriage and radiant grin took him from lift attendant to Broadway and instant movie stardom in The Killers (1946).
(15) "We couldn't believe our eyes," grinned Shamad, recalling the sight of Tunisia's ousted despot, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, fleeing a land he had ruled for 23 years.
(16) "I have no idea," Farage barked back with something between a grin and a scowl.
(17) During mimetic actions, such as wrinkling the forehead, closing the eyes, blinking, grinning and blowing out the cheeks, EMG from 16 disk electrodes were concurrently recorded from the frontalis, orbicularis oculi, and orbicularis oris muscles on both sides.
(18) We’ll definitely show that on the day.” There was a twinkle in his eye and a slight grin on his face but Bale, make no mistake, was deadly serious.
(19) For Cohn, a teddy boy at heart, neither came close to the glamour and speed fix of the rapidly receding “golden age” he wrote about with such dash: Elvis’s “great ducktail plume and lopsided grin”, Phil Spector’s “beautiful noise”, and James Brown, “the outlaw, the Stagger Lee of his time”.
(20) There are pictures of firefighters, policemen, soldiers and members of the public, some grinning and holding up placards celebrating Bin Laden's execution.